1. US Navy conducts simultaneous bilateral exercises with JMSDF, ROK Navy

    The exercises are taking place in waters both west of the Korean Peninsula and west of Japan, April 25-26.

    USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) conducts a bilateral training exercise with JS Chokai (DDG 176), April 25. (U.S. Navy/MC2 William McCann)
  2. USS Michigan visits Busan, strengthens partnership with ROK Navy

    The Ohio-class guided-missile submarine arrived in Busan, South Korea, April 25, for a routine visit.

    USS Michigan (SSGN 727) arrives in Busan, April 25. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Jermaine Ralliford)
  3. Navy conducting review of physiological episodes

    The Navy today announced it is conducting a comprehensive review of the facts, circumstances and processes surrounding the recent physiological episodes involving T-45 and F/A-18 aircrew.

    T-45C Goshawk training aircraft file photo. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Nathan T. Beard)
  4. CSG-1, JMSDF ships refine maritime skills while transiting Western Pacific

    The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) began an at-sea bilateral exercise in the Philippine Sea, April 23.

    In this file photo, ships of the JMSDF and  Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group steam in formation at the conclusion of a bilateral exercise in the Philippine Sea in March. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Kurtis A. Hatcher)
  5. Nimitz Strike Group completes successful COMPTUEX

    The final pre-deployment assessment for the carrier strike group, the composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX) wrapped up April 21.

    Ships of the Nimitz Carrier Strike Group steam in formation during COMPTUEX in March. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Craig Z. Rodarte)
  6. Pacific Partnership conducts cooperative health engagement in Malaysia

    American, Japanese, Australian and Malaysian medical professionals are enhancing their ability to work together during a cooperative health engagement in Malaysia.

    Lt. Yamel Ramirez performs dental work on a patient as Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force dentist Cmdr. Mikio Ozawa and Malaysian Armed Forces dentist Lt. Nathan Ashwin observe during a community health engagement, April 19. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Chelsea Milburn)
  7. USS Carl Vinson pilot ejects safely at sea

    A pilot safely ejected and was quickly recovered as the aircraft carrier was conducting routine flight operations during a transit in the Celebes Sea, April 21.

    File photo of an F/A-18E Super Hornet on final approach for an arrested landing aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). (U.S. Navy/MC2 Sean M. Castellano)
  8. HSC-25 conducts at-sea MEDEVAC of Japanese national

    Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25 assisted in the medical evacuation (MEDEVAC) of a Japanese national who required advanced care, April 20.

    In this file photo, an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to HSC-25 operates off the coast of Guam. (U.S. Navy/MCC Joan E. Jennings)
  9. Doolittle Raid principles still relevant 75 years later

    April 18 marked the 75th anniversary of the Doolittle Raid and the U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Foce continue to demonstrate interoperability today.

    USS Nimitz (CVN 68) participates in a show of force strait transit exercise during COMPTUEX in April. (U.S. Navy/MCSN Ian Kinkead)
  10. Nimitz completes Blue Water Certification with CVW 11

    The aircraft carrier and embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11 recently completed one of their final qualifications before being certified for deployment.

    Sailors conduct flight operations aboard USS Nimitz (CVN 68) during COMPTUEX, March 31. (U.S. Navy/MCSN Ian Kinkead)

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